Lekhni

Lekhni's The Imagined Universe

Looking at life, funny side up.

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First Halloween
First Halloween
This year was S’s first real Halloween – the first time she went trick-or-treating. Last year too, she dressed up in a costume while handing out candy (she was an Angry Bird last year, …...
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Why mandatory rural service for doctors is a bad idea
Why mandatory rural service for doctors is a bad idea
Mandatory rural service for doctors seems to be an idea that is gaining strength in India.  The Union Health Minister has reportedly said that soon, medical students would have to spend a year in r...
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4 new rules for more goals in World Cup football
4 new rules for more goals in World Cup football
One would have thought that those pathologically law-abiding Germans would follow all the rules, even the unwritten ones.  The biggest unwritten one of them all in this FIFA World Cup seems to be t...
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Why Wendy Doniger’s book should not be withdrawn
Why Wendy Doniger’s book should not be withdrawn
It’s a slippery slope when we start banning books and even worse, withdrawing or recalling books.  Do books need to start passing through a censor soon, to determine what is acceptable and wh…...
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Polar Vortex Part 2
Polar Vortex Part 2
The Polar Vortex never went away.  Even now, it’s swirling over the Hudson Bay.  Its home is somewhere far away,  On Yukon, Barrow and Prudhoe Bay. Then why is it here, holding its sway, Spoi…...
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Polar Vortex in my backyard
Polar Vortex in my backyard
The Polar vortex swept through most of the US this week, and like everyone else in the US, I suffered. I suppose I should feel lucky that I was not, for instance, stuck in a snowbound Amtrak train …...
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